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Well, I finally did it. Here it is, my second steaming pile of sketches.
I'm now a Senior in highschool, and I hope you can see improvements from my last sketchbook. I also wanna broaden my horizons, but let me say this, I do mostly cartoon-ish stuff. It's what makes me happy! I can't help it!
Anyway, enough blah. Here's the latest....
Well, there ya go. Please C&C and keep a lookout for more! Thanks a bunch~~~Siobhan^_^
Last edited by Siobhan; September 26th, 2005 at 08:39 PM.
It’s female Kenshin! Very nice, like the anima style. Be careful with body proportions though, the arms of your characters are too short, and the hands are too small on your guys.
Also the young boy in the last pic looks a little too small. Probably ‘cause the heads in anime characters appear a lot bigger than the body, and the boy’s head seems to be quite small. You'll get the hang of it through observation.
I like the first one the most! The color is nice as well as the line quality. I also enjoy it the most because it seems to be drawn in a more original style than the manga stuff. The rest are cool though. I'd like to see more like that first one up here. Post some more!
J. Christopher Schmidt
Comic Book Artist / Illustrator
tempist-Thanks for dropping by! I saw your sketchbook and it's absolutely amazing. As for the hands being to small, that's kind of a curse of mine..my hands are very very small, even for a girl, so most of the people I draw have little hands! Even my bros have small hands..what can ya do? I'll work on that tho. Thanks a bunch for commenting
Artistic Schmidt-Thanks for commenting! And in all honesty, the first pic was drawn from a manga pic! Ain't that wild? I do that sometimes to practice stances that are hard to get..normal positions are easy, whats hard is a good focused stance. Thankyou again for stopping by
Looks like you have a pretty good grasp of your cartoony style , looking good. I like the one with the girl riding the bird/rooster/chocobo/? heh.
Anatomy wise that last post looks much better than the others posted. Nice to see some older stuff too. Keep up the good work. I think concentrating on shading was a great idea!
Last edited by ArtisticSchmidt; July 28th, 2005 at 12:00 PM.
J. Christopher Schmidt
Comic Book Artist / Illustrator
Berf-Thanks a bunch! It's not often that my cartoonyness gets a good word.
ArtisticSchmidt-Yay my anatomy improves! Thanks for dropping by again. Oh, and the decision for shading came from a crit! That's why I love this site, people say more than just 'that's cool', they help you!
Thanks again guys, really appreciate it! ~~Sio
Hey if you guys are interested, I have a small thread in "It's Finally Finished!!" threads about a mural my mom and I did. Here's the link!
Ocean mural for Oneonta City Pool ~by Siobhan and Co.
I don't have anything new for the sketchbook, but I think I'll go draw in a little while! Later!~Sio
here are my words of wisdom for you today...
Confucius say: elevator smell different to midget.
and there you have it!
whaaaat? you saying you dont like my words of wisdom?! i worked so hard on trying to remember all that. oh well i will just have to think of something better. till next time! RJ has left da building!
WHAT AN AWESOME PIX! THE SKINS WIN! that is too cool. the only thing i would do, is add just a little color to the feathers. our team just beat fayet county, but i dont know what our homecomming shirts will look like. i cant draw a hornet standing on a tiger... any ideas sio? great pics, keep up the awesome work. and all you other ca people, LEAVE HER SOME DANG COMMENTS! i wanna see more pix! keep em comin! later,
I'm not really a fan of anime, quite frankly I strongly dislike it, but I like your drawings, especially the ones of with horse/horsebeings in them.
Leave me something at my sketchbook
Sirio_Brozzi: Thanks a lot! Humor is the most fun thing to draw for me.
Mavrick71: I don't like a lot of anime either to tell the truth , just one title really. I do a lot of anime requests. Each time I get faster..
Like the one I have today!
I did this in like 15 minutes...
Thanks for your comments! I really appreciate them!
Jin-e looks freaky! rk looks awesome! the pix is a 9.9 out of a 9.9 scale! i love it. the black bg makes the focus go to the character too. thats kinda cool. i am gonna try to get my swords that shiny though, that would be pimp. well i am glad to say i just got back from my football game. coach let me play in the b-team for special teams like punt team, kickoff team, and punt block. the game got ugly, so i got to go in as a defensive end. i tore it up. but, although they had the incredible unrivaled power of... , the attempt to get the lead back.... failed ... but i had alot of fun playing. just wanted to say that on a post, since.. i dont have a notebook yet. well, i am off to bed. keep drawin. if all i have to do is call you to say hi to get you to draw something spactular, then i am callin you tomorrow! later siooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!
You just like using those smileys don't you RJ? Well, thanks a lot for your great comment! Well, I'm in art class right now, and we have a substitute, and the closet with the supplies in it is locked...soooo...I'm checking all my online galleries!^_^
Man, you really need to get a sketchbook here. No kidding. Do it now!
Heh, thanks tho man, you rock! ~~~Sio